The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Windows Vista skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Vista over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows Vista
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 63 92
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29  
Contract jobs citing Windows Vista 17 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.67% 1.15% 0.081%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.27% 5.45% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £475 £513 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.31% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £301
% change year-on-year -5.26% +57.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  

Windows Vista is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 271 202 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.54% 21.15% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 86 106
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 23
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows Vista
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Windows Vista as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows Vista in Buckinghamshire

Windows Vista
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Vista within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 17 £475 -9.52%
Windows Vista
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows Vista also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows Vista.

1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (83.67%) Security Cleared
3 35 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 27 (55.10%) SCCM
4 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
5 23 (46.94%) ITIL
6 17 (34.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (32.65%) MSI
8 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
9 14 (28.57%) Citrix
9 14 (28.57%) Application Packaging
10 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (26.53%) HP
11 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
11 12 (24.49%) Oracle
11 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
11 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
12 11 (22.45%) Finance
12 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
13 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (20.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS R12
14 9 (18.37%) Release Management
14 9 (18.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (18.37%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (16.33%) ISEB
15 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
16 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Windows Vista
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 4 (8.16%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Firewall
1 4 (8.16%) NAS
1 4 (8.16%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) IPsec
2 2 (4.08%) SMTP
3 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.12%) Big Data
5 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MSI
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Architect
3 11 (22.45%) Service Analyst
3 11 (22.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (20.41%) Test Manager
5 8 (16.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Technical Architect
7 5 (10.20%) Applications Architect
7 5 (10.20%) Deployment Specialist
7 5 (10.20%) E-Business Manager
7 5 (10.20%) UAT Manager
7 5 (10.20%) UAT Test Manager
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Specialist
9 2 (4.08%) Applications Manager
9 2 (4.08%) QA Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Security Advisor
10 1 (2.04%) Active Directory Specialist
10 1 (2.04%) Citrix Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (2.04%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) CESG
3 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.16%) Solaris
8 1 (2.04%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) ITIL
2 17 (34.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (28.57%) Application Packaging
4 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.37%) Release Management
6 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
7 6 (12.24%) Migration
7 6 (12.24%) Patch Management
7 6 (12.24%) Security Patching
8 5 (10.20%) Service Management
9 4 (8.16%) DevOps
9 4 (8.16%) DNA
9 4 (8.16%) Software Deployment
9 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
10 3 (6.12%) Project Management
10 3 (6.12%) Time Management
11 2 (4.08%) Biometrics
11 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) VB
2 4 (8.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (83.67%) Security Cleared
2 35 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (24.49%) DV Cleared
4 8 (16.33%) ISEB
5 5 (10.20%) MCSE
5 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.12%) MCITP
7 2 (4.08%) CCNA
7 2 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.08%) CISSP
8 1 (2.04%) CCSP
8 1 (2.04%) GSAE
8 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.04%) MCP
8 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.16%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (55.10%) SCCM
2 10 (20.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (18.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (12.24%) BladeLogic
4 6 (12.24%) WSUS
5 5 (10.20%) SCOM
6 4 (8.16%) AppDNA
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (2.04%) OpenView
7 1 (2.04%) OVSD
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.57%) Citrix
3 13 (26.53%) HP
4 12 (24.49%) Oracle
5 6 (12.24%) VMware
6 4 (8.16%) Remedy
6 4 (8.16%) StorageTek
6 4 (8.16%) Sun
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco
7 2 (4.08%) Compaq
8 1 (2.04%) SAP